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Verde Canyon Railroad

Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train. This legendary “boutique” attraction allows members of groups an uncommon view of a...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very worthwhile trip albeit a tad long. Loved the scenery but you cover the same material twice. Suggestion: line up early . We were last in the line and could not sit together as a couple. Otherwise fun activity.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank darcydoo1992
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for writing. We would very much appreciate the opportunity to understand the seating issue you experienced. Would you be willing to write to us at info@verdecanyonrr.com and share the day you rode and the last name the reservation was made under? Did your...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice ride. In the pamphlet that we got at our hotel it said 1st class was no host bar. Did not check the website just went for it. Bought tickets on site and paid the extra nearly $30 (with taxes) thinking it would be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheakymoko
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good morning to you, and thank you for sharing your experience and concerns. Would you be willing to share a little more detail with us? Could you please write back to us at info@verdecanyonrr.com and tell us where you received the "pamphlet" you refer to?...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The train was fun, food was good and service people were entertaining. The train goes up and back about 17 miles each way. Some of the views were spectacular if you were sitting on the right side. The left side views were of a continuous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HAPIII
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your experience. While the interior seating is alongside each view, river and red-rock walls, the open-air cars to allow a 360 degree view at any time. We certainly hope you were able to take advantage of these complimentary cars during your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stepped up to the first class ride for my wife and on I on January 12th. Got finger sandwiches, chicken wings, veggie and fruit trays and cookies thrown in for the fare. Meet a lot on fun people on the trip with an interesting pre-recorded...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank akrondon
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for giving us this great review. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great trip to Clarksdale! We took the Verde Canyon train ride. A fun experience and beautiful scenery. On the train, they provided a light lunch. You were able to order wine or mix drinks at your expense. The train ride was about 3...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank randalleblanc
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so excited that you experienced our "area" along with taking the train ride. We are so fortunate to be located where we are. The community, beauty of the area, and amazing attitude of our residents makes this a great getaway for everyone. Thank...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We opted to go first class which gave us a private table with fantastic views of the Grand Canyon like vistas of the Verde River canyon. The car included a full bar, free sandwiches, chili, fresh vegetables and fruit. You could go out of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JimH85641
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We planned this trip with about 15 of our friends, couples and singles. It was fun for all. The hostess on the car we were on was fun and friendly and also our bartender, but also informative. The car was clean and comfortable, with big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Misssuzan
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much. Being able to bring friends and family together in our Canyon always makes us smile. We will do the driving, the drink making and the clean-up. We always welcome constructive comments and ideas about any aspect of our service though. If...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The. Verde Canyon railroad tour was spectacular! We saw gorgeous sights and the first class car was comfortable and staff were gracious. For the price of a ticket, you get a seat inside a car plus a seat or place to stand comfortably on an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tammy B
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic time joining a birthday party in the private caboose cabin. Kenna our cabin guide was awesome, knowledge and made our trip that much more fun - ask for her! Beautiful scenery, private car for fun with friends and what an experience to watch the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sims A
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for this wonderful review. We will share it with Kenna.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Verde Canyon Railroad Adventure is a beautiful train ride through the Verde River valley. The 20 mile train ride in the first class seating was relaxing and enjoyable. The natural beauty of this canyon is wonderful to see. We enjoyed the bar and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Nancy for sharing your experience with us. Would you mind writing to us and providing which train car you were seated in. We are always open to comments and suggestions that will help us grow and adjust to provide better customer...More

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Hilobay123
July 30, 2018|
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Response from TrainGall | Property representative |
We do not allow pets onboard the train. ADA compliant service animals are allowed. Further details can be found on the FAQ page should you want to read this. Feel free to ask any other questions you might have. We look... More
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margegraham
July 11, 2018|
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Response from TrainGall | Property representative |
You may cancel the reservation, and receive a full refund anytime, 48 hours prior to your scheduled trip. That means we would ask that you call us before the end of the day on the 2nd. May I ask if you are heading to the... More
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margegraham
July 11, 2018|
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Response from prevere | Reviewed this property |
The best call to make is to the office of the railroad. They are friendly and experts about their program.
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